Oracle Cient 32bit on SLES12 SP2 Fails With "ld: final link failed: Bad value" Error

(Doc ID 2246237.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
SUSE \ UnitedLinux x86-64


Installation of Oracle 32bit client software on SLES12 SP2 fails as seen below

and the following message is reported in the installation log

INFO: /tools/oracle/product/oraclient/bin/genclntsh
INFO: /usr/lib64/gcc/x86_64-suse-linux/4.8/../../../../x86_64-suse-linux/bin/ld: /tools/oracle/product/oraclient/lib/libnls12.a(lxecg2e.o): direct GOT relocation R_386_GOT32 against 'lxecerr' without base register can not be used when making a shared object/usr/lib64/gcc/x86_64-suse-linux/4.8/../../../../x86_64-suse-linux/bin/ld: final link failed: Bad value
INFO: collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
INFO: genclntsh: Failed to link
INFO: make: *** [client_sharedlib] Error 1





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